By Henry Veltmeyer
About the Author
Henry Veltmeyer Ph.D. (1976) is professor of overseas improvement experiences at Saint Mary's college. He has released commonly at the political economic climate of foreign improvement and Latin America.
Edited via Henry Veltmeyer, Saint Mary's University
This ebook of essays is written in honour of James Petras, in reputation of his highbrow achievements and political interventions—his steadfast ideas, exceptional scholarship, remarkable writing and uncompromising commitment to the preferred struggles of thousands the world over. In reputation of his life of major contributions and imperative position within the international fight for social justice, the authors of this assortment, each one a number one pupil in his personal correct, handle essentially the most serious problems with our time: these of imperialism, obstacle and sophistication fight. those matters permit the authors to spot either the ‘the enduring verities and modern face of capitalism’ and James Petras’ contributions to their paintings and that of others.
Contributors are Berch Berberoglu, Tom Brass, Ronald H. Chilcote, Raúl Delgado clever, John Bellamy Foster, Hannah Holleman, Ashok Kumbamu, Fernando Leiva, Stephen Lendman, Morris Morley, Michael Parenti, and Henry Veltmeyer.
Note: this publication has it appears been reprinted by way of Haymarket books! unsure if whatever was once additional to it or now not, yet simply notion i might point out it.
By Andrew Kliman
This publication seeks to reclaim Capital from the parable of inner inconsistency, a fantasy that serves to justify the censorship of Marx's critique of political economic system and present-day study dependent upon it. Andrew Kliman exhibits that the alleged inconsistencies are literally because of misinterpretation. through enhancing the normal interpretation of Marx's worth idea in uncomplicated methods, the new "temporal single-system interpretation" gets rid of all the alleged inconsistencies. Written in particular for the non-specialist reader, in a transparent, available kind and with the naked minimal of arithmetic, Reclaiming Marx's "Capital" introduces readers to Marx's worth thought and contrasting interpretations of it, the historical past of the inner inconsistency controversy, and interpretive criteria and strategies. Kliman then surveys Marx's falling-rate-of-profit conception, the connection of costs to values (the "transformation problem"), Marx's exploitation concept of revenue, and different themes. The ebook ends with a dialogue of why the parable of inconsistency persists, and a choice to set the checklist immediately.
By Christopher J. Arthur
This publication either argues for, and demonstrates, a brand new flip to dialectic. Marx's Capital used to be essentially inspired via Hegel's dialectical figures: the following, case through case, the importance of those is clarified. extra, it truly is argued that, rather than the dialectic of the increase and fall of social structures, what's wanted is a technique of articulating the dialectical relatives characterising a given social complete. Marx learnt from Hegel the need for a scientific improvement, and integration, of different types; for instance, the class of 'value' will be absolutely comprehended purely within the context of the totality of capitalist family. those reports therefore shed new mild on Marx's nice paintings, whereas going past it in lots of respects.
'For these attracted to Capital this is often a major publication to learn. ..By concentrating on the dialectic of capital, Arthur's ebook is a true present.
Robert Albritton, Labour/Le Travail 2004.
'The dialectic is a posh subject..and in those essays Christopher J. Arthur usually demanding situations our wisdom and activities, and makes us imagine anew.
Richard Daniels, technology & Society vol sixty eight (4).
"An quintessential resource ebook for somebody attracted to Proudhon's rules and the origins of the socialist and anarchist events in nineteenth-century Europe."—Robert Graham, editor of Anarchism: A Documentary background of Libertarian Ideas
"Iain McKay's advent bargains a sure-footed advisor throughout the misconceptions surrounding Proudhon's thought."—Mark Leier, writer of Bakunin: The inventive Passion
More influential than Karl Marx in the course of his lifetime, Pierre-Joseph Proudon's paintings has lengthy been out of print or unavailable in English. Iain McKay's entire assortment is a much-needed and well timed old corrective.
Iain McKay is the editor of An Anarchist FAQ.
This precise quantity combines chapters containing a multidisciplinary educational research of the reasons of the ongoing lifestyles of latest types of slavery, resembling globalization, poverty and migration with empirical chapters on trafficking, family migrant staff, bonded labour and baby labour in Asia, Latin the United States and Africa. It offers correct coverage innovations, resembling admire for sufferers' rights and assesses long term techniques for switch, together with reasonable exchange, reparations for slavery some time past, the Tobin tax and improvement ethics.
By Anthony Brewer
The final 200 years have obvious an incredible bring up within the dimension of the realm financial system and both tremendous inequalities of wealth and gear among diverse elements of the area. they've got additionally witnessed the increase to dominance of the capitalist mode of construction. Marxists, from Marx himself via to provide day thinkers, have argued that those alterations are profoundly interconnected. This publication bargains a distinct account of Marxist theories of Imperialism. it's been totally up to date and elevated to hide the entire advancements on account that its preliminary book and should be crucial interpreting for any pupil of Marxism.
By Norbert Waszek
Hegelians vexed by way of having Hegel categorized as an idealist insulated from the shocks of political economic climate will locate Professor Waszek's booklet of significant solace. Combining high quality scholarship with a chic variety, Waszek provides Hegel as not just concerned about the main complicated monetary theories of his day yet as person who understood them. yet past delivering a resource ebook and advisor for what's and continues to be identified in regards to the fiscal idea of Hegel's "civil society" and the Scotttish institution, Waszek additionally indicates (in muted tones) absolutely the relevance of this conception to give practice.